A new CDC report found that heroin use in the United States has surged dramatically in the past decade, up 150 percent between 2007 and 2013, and suggested that excessive painkiller prescriptions are to blame for the rise in heroin addiction and abuse. What do you think?


“Not to brag, but I’ve been addicted to heroin since the ’80s.”

Vincent Waren • Trapeze Insurer

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Howard Clayton • Loader-Unloader

“It’s like the ‘Just Say No’ episode of Punky Brewster never even happened.”

Clarice Sutton • Produce Weigher